Podcasts

A Conversation About the Memory Palace with Robert Krulwich

It’s Radiotopia fundraiser time! Once a year, we reach out to ask our listeners to donate to the network that ...
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Alfred Wegener, Beyond the Drift Dispute

Alfred Wegener had a HUGE career outside of his ideas around what we now understand as plate tectonics, which had ...
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The battle of the Louvre pyramid

In 1983 French president Francois Mitterand commissioned a major renovation of Paris' most famous art museum, the Louvre. But the ...
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SYMHC Classics: Ned Kelly’s Last Stand

In 2011, previous hosts Sarah and Deblina talked about Ned Kelly, Australia's most famous bushranger. He became an outlaw in ...
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304: Telling Stories About the Past: Historians on Historical Fiction

On Christmas Day, the sixth film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved 1868 novel Little Women hits theaters nationwide. The ...
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Behind the Scenes Minis: Barbecue and Holiday Figures

On today's casual chat, Tracy and Holly discuss their Texas tour, regional barbecue styles, and the holiday figures in the ...
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Episode 153: Dinner at Jefferson’s

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. Help support this show ...
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The Cuban writer who defied Fidel Castro

On 7 December 1990 the dissident Cuban novelist and poet Reinaldo Arenas killed himself in New York after years of ...
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Jaslyk – Uzbekistan’s infamous prison

A prison camp called Jaslyk opened in the desert in western Uzbekistan in 1999. Even by the standards of the ...
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Lawrence of Arabia

Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss T.E. Lawrence (1888 - 1935), better known as Lawrence of Arabia, a topic drawn from ...
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